Sorenson, California

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Coordinates: 37°38′44″N 122°03′57″W / 37.64556°N 122.06583°W / 37.64556; -122.06583

Sorenson
Unincorporated community
Sorenson is located in California
Sorenson
Sorenson
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°38′44″N 122°03′57″W / 37.64556°N 122.06583°W / 37.64556; -122.06583
Country United States
State California
County Alameda County
Elevation[1] 79 ft (24 m)

Sorenson is an unincorporated community in Alameda County, California. It is located on the Western Pacific Railroad 2 miles (3.2 km) south-southeast of Hayward,[2] at an elevation of 79 feet (24 m).

The name is in honor of Harold Sorensen, landowner who came to Hayward in 1881.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sorenson, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 705. ISBN 9781884995149.